FW: Position advertisement
- -----Original Message-----Advertised on 12 July 2000. Deadline for applications extended until 29 September 2000:
From: David trigger [mailto:dtrigger@...]
Sent: Sunday, September 03, 2000 9:57 PM
Subject: Position advertisement
UNIVERSITY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
LECTURER (REF: A32/20)
SCHOOL OF SOCIAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES
DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY
Applications are invited for appointment to the above tenurable position beginning 1 February 2001. Applicants must have a PhD in anthropology and substantial teaching and research experience in medical anthropology in the Australian context. An interest in urban anthropology is desirable. The Department teaches and conducts research on a wide range of topics including sociocultural aspects of natural resource development, migration studies, gender relations, globalisation and social inequality and medical anthropology. The Centre for Anthropological Research within the Department conducts consulting and commissioned research. The successful applicant will have a good record in research and publishing, a demonstrated ability as a university teacher and the ability to work in a collegial academic environment. Experience supervising postgraduate research students and the ability to attract research funding are desirable attributes. The appointee will be expected to teach and develop units at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum, especially at first year level, to supervise postgraduate students, to undertake research and to participate where appropriate in departmental/school administration. Applicants with teaching experience are requested to submit a teaching portfolio as part of their application. Women are especially encouraged to apply.
The Department, which was established in 1963, has nine full-time academic staff (plus three staff in its Centre for Archaeology), a substantial undergraduate and postgraduate student body and publishes the international journal Anthropological Forum. For further information and copies of the selection criteria please contact the Head of School, Dr John Gordon on telephone 61 8 9380 7248, or fax 61 8 9380 1062 or email jgordon@... or the Head of Department, Associate Professor David Trigger on telephone 61 8 9380 2850 or
fax 61 8 9380 1062 or email dtrigger@...
SALARY RANGE: Lecturer Level B $AUS49,887 - $59, 243 p.a.
CLOSING DATE: 29 September 2000 (extended closing date).
Benefits include generous superannuation, fares to Perth (if applicable) for appointee and dependent family, removal allowance (if applicable), study leave and long service leave. Conditions of appointment will be specified in any offer of appointment which may be made as a result of this advertisement.
Written applications quoting reference number, telephone number, qualifications and experience and the names, addresses (including email) and fax/telephone numbers of three referees should reach the Director, Human Resources, The University of Western Australia, Nedlands, W.A., Australia 6907 by the closing date.
The University is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a smoke-free work environment.Associate Professor David S TriggerHead, Department of AnthropologyUniversity of Western AustraliaNedlands, W.A. 6907Telephone: 61 08 93802850Fax: 61 08 93801062